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2021-2022 Catalog

REL 304 Spirituality and Transformation: From Sufism to Self-Help

This course explores different conceptualizations of spirituality and transformation primarily through the lens of Islamic mysticism (Sufism), but also through Jewish mysticism (Kabbalah), and the contemporary (primarily American) Self-Help industry. Sources include both primary and secondary texts, including translations when appropriate.[H,GM1]